EVENTS

“The Vancouver Convention Centre was terrific, and the service support they have in place to help the planner is excellent.”

– Canadian Real Estate Association

These are some of the major events happening at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Please contact us for more information regarding availability. Use the calendar to browse all upcoming events and click on any event for more information.

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  • BMO Marathon 2015 Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo
    May 1 - 2 (West Building)

    The 2015 Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo during the BMO Vancouver Marathon weekend will feature more than 100 exhibitors offering the latest in sports performance, functional wear, along with lifestyle and nutritional products. The three-day Expo is FREE and open to the public, plus will be the hub for race participants to obtain race information and race kits. The Expo will also feature stage presentations on last-minute race tips and presentations from industry experts and special guests. Don’t miss out on Vancouver’s largest running expo!

  • Luxury Home & Design Show 2015
    May 1 - 3 (West Building)

    Vancouver’s 2015 Luxury Home & Design Show is the sole Canadian exhibition featuring curated, exquisitely crafted home products and brands, uniquely integrated into inspirational designs by top interior decorators and sheltered in a 58,000 square foot mansion! Join the soiree of hardest-to-reach industry experts and high-net-worth Chinese and Canadian homebuyers. Be inspired and build relationships to lay the foundation for the home of your dreams.

  • Superhuman Summit 2015
    May 2 - 3 (West Building)

    Come experience and meet the world’s experts in anti-aging & functional medicine, neurofeedback and cognitive performance, pemf & the living matrix, sports performance & nutrition and physiotherapy, yoga & body mechanics

  • ROOFTech 2015
    May 5 - 6 (East Building)

    The 12th biennual ROOFTech has been planned by the roofing industry to provide a “hands on” educational experience on all aspects of roofing for architects, building inspectors, contractors, engineers, property managers, roofing consultants and specifiers. It will be much more than just a typical trade show.

  • The Next Billion Conference 2015
    May 7 (West Building)

    ‘The Next Billion: Women & The Economy of the Future’ is the inaugural conference for an innovative new initiative, the Next Billion. This one-day conference will spark conversation, challenge assumptions and enable the sharing of practical solutions among senior corporate leaders. This dynamic topic will create a global, action-oriented community of private sector representatives focused on building their businesses by capitalizing on the potential of women as employees, executives, investors and consumers.

  • The OpenStack Summit 2015
    May 18 - 22 (West Building)

    The OpenStack Summit is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software.

  • ArtVancouver 2015
    May 21 - 24 (East Building)

    Be a part of history! Attendees at the inaugural ArtVancouver 2015 will experience an unprecedented collection of local and international works of fine art hosted for the first time in the beautifully appointed Vancouver waterfront venue.

  • 2015 Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS) Annual Conference
    May 24 - 27 (East & West Buildings)

    The CACUSS conference is a wonderful opportunity both to meet colleagues in the field from across the country, and to go to interesting and informative sessions.

  • Women of Distinction Awards
    May 26 (West Building)

    Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards is our premier fundraising event, honouring extraordinary women leaders, while highlighting YWCA programs and services that improve the lives of thousands of people each year across Metro Vancouver.

  • Heffel Fine Art Auction House
    May 27 (West Building)

    Heffel’s semi-annual live Canadian fine art auctions are unique because they are the only Canadian auctioneers who pamper their bidders. Rather than have their guests sitting in a dusty warehouse, bidders at a Heffel live auction event sit in the luxurious ballroom of a five star hotel, complete with complimentary gourmet cookies and coffee, black tie ambience and a young, bright staff to assist. They pay attention to the little things that make a difference.

  • The 2015 Banquet of Champions
    May 28 (West Building)

    Join us as we celebrate those being honoured with induction to the BC Sports Hall of Fame and raise much needed funds to provide our children and future generations with their own opportunity to dream big.

  • IMATS 2015
    May 30 - 31 (West Building)

    The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) is the make-up world’s biggest gathering. Thousands of make-up artists, vendors and enthusiasts discuss, display and collect the best the industry has to offer. Make-up pros from fashion and film (including Oscar, BAFTA and Saturn award winners) provide education and demonstrations at IMATS, and new products often debut […]

  • Veg Expo 2015
    May 31 (East Building)

    Bringing it back to basics of how you should look at food. Discover the benefits of a plant-based diet and cooking demonstrations from celebrated local chefs. Among the numerous health and lifestyle information sessions we have lined up. Sample and discover all the products you need to lead and live a healthy lifestyle. It’s a day for the whole family with an interactive kid zone, tons of free samples, giveaways and much, much more. Guaranteed to be an event that you won’t want to miss!